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On my mother's visit to Israel this past May, she brought along some heirlooms of my late grandmother's (her mother).  Among them were some lovely antique brooches, including a splendid Cameo.
I am afraid to lose them, and I don't really wear pins anyway. They sit in my jewelry box and get swished around in there. Nobody gets to see them or enjoy them, and it feels like an incredible waste. I decided to create something to showcase these antiques and create a feeling of appreciation for the valuable heirloom treasures that they are.

I want to share a special quilt that I made for my daughter Sury.  She's 9 years old.  Of course, the quilt has a doll theme. The center block of the quilt is a nostalgic handkerchief from Russia. I thought it was so interesting, it inspired me to make something with it.  The handkerchief belonged to Sury's grandmother. I wanted to preserve it for her. Most of the fabric in this quilt is also Russian.  The yellow is from the US.  It's quiet and compliments the authentic